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David Brooks: The social animal

by TED.com

Published 2011


Tapping into the findings of his latest book, NYTimes columnist David Brooks unpacks new insights into human nature from the cognitive sciences -- insights with massive implications for economics and politics as well as our own self-knowledge. In a talk full of humor, he shows how you can't hope to understand humans as separate individuals making choices based on their conscious awareness.


Run time 00:18:44
Producer TED.com
Language English

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Reviewer: BenjaminS.T. - - November 8, 2012
Subject: David Brooks: The social animal
Five stars.
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